The 1st stage of fracture healing is [blank_start]_______________.[blank_end] Occurs within the the first 72hrs after injury. Bleeding creates a hematoma that surrounds the ends of the bone fragments.
The second stage of fracture healing is [blank_start]________________[blank_end] where active phagocytosis absorbs the products of local necrosis.
The third stage of fracture healing consists of [blank_start]_____________[blank_end] as minerals and new bone matrix are deposited in the osteoid, an unorganized network of bone is formed and woven about the fracture parts.
The fourth stage of fracture healing consists of [blank_start]___________[blank_end] also known as bone remodeling.